KATY, FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - The principal of Seven Lakes Junior High School has sent parents, staff and guardians an email saying that there is not a credible threat to her school despite rumors to the contrary.
CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) - Rumors of threatening statements allegedly made by Katy High School students have been investigated and principal Rick Hull says his school is safe.
KATY (Covering Katy News) - Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees President Courtney Doyle has released her November video message to students, staff and the public.
KATY (Covering Katy News)—A Katy-area student helped organize and lead the first U.S. team at the International Astronomy Olympiad, held last month in Piatra Neamt, Romania.
KATY (Covering Katy News) Brain Balance Achievement Centers in Katy, Southlake, Mansfield, Texas have all earned the designation of Board-Certified Cognitive Center, granted by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards.
KATY (Covering Katy News) - Authors Among Us was the theme of the Katy Area Retired Educators Nov. 13 meeting. Members highlighted the writing of Shirley Duke and Brenda Ritter.
KATY (Covering Katy News) – When everyone returns from Winter Break in January 2020, Cinco Ranch Junior High students and parents will see a familiar and new face as part of their campus family. Katy Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Ken Gregorski appointed Mona Salinas, as the…
HOUSTON (Texas Tribune) — Parents and residents of the state's largest school district filled a meeting at Wheatley High School Thursday evening to give state education officials a message: They would prefer their elected school board over one chosen by the state.
KATY (Covering Katy News) – The Katy Independent School District hosted National Signing Day events at all 8 high school campuses on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019.
SUGAR LAND (Covering Katy News) - Fort Bend Christian Academy upper school students, faculty and families gathered to witness and celebrate five outstanding athletes as they signed National Letters of Intent to play sports at the collegiate level. The event took place on Wednesday, Nov.13.
CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) - Darius Thompson, a senior at Katy's Aristoi Classical Academy, has been named a Commended Student in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program according to Kathryn Locheed, interim head of the school's upper campus.
ROSENBERG (Covering Katy News) - The Rosenberg Police Department and Lamar Consolidated Independent School District are investigating large fights that happened Tuesday at Terry High School. The fights involved students with staff and a police resource officer attempting to break them up. Th…
KATY (Covering Katy News) - – A long-standing tradition of honoring former military service members took place on Veterans Day, with student tributes and guest speakers at campuses and facilities across Katy ISD.
HOUSTON (Covering Katy News) - Dr. Joycelyn Elders, the first African American Surgeon General of the United States, will visit the University of Houston to discuss the role of racism on health care outcomes.
KATY (Covering Katy News) – Katy ISD’s November Legacy Parent Academy will help parents and students prepare for the upcoming transition from elementary to junior high or the move into high school.
CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) - Aristoi Classical Academy, located in the City of Katy, is hosting its thirteenth Veterans Day Celebration program at the Griffin Center, 5610 Morton Road, Katy, Texas 77493. The program includes: recognizing veterans, the presentation of colors, and music…
Two days after Texas education officials announced plans to seize control of the state’s largest public school system, the Houston Independent School District finds itself enveloped in a fog of muted uncertainty.
NEEDVILLE (Covering Katy News) - The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office has concluded an investigation into claims that a Needville High School student had made threats against his school. The investigation was launched at the request of the Needville Independent School District Police Department.
CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) - The last day of the job for Katy Independent School District police officer Shannon Dresser, who is also a beauty queen and holds the title of Mrs. Texas, concluded with the surprise appearance of her husband, back from a year-long military deployment over…
HOUSTON (Texas Tribune) - In a move that is unprecedented in scope, Texas state officials announced Wednesday they plan on taking over the state’s largest school district, yanking power from Houston Independent School District’s elected school board members to “prevent imminent and substanti…
KATY, HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - Children’s Lighthouse of Nottingham is now open in Katy. The business is owned and operated by Andy and Allisa Hovis and is located at 20225 Kingsland Boulevard.
FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) – The Fort Bend Independent School district is receiving nearly $40,000 worth of school supplies thanks to the generosity of Kroger customers.
KATY (Covering Katy News) – On the heels of earning Niche’s number one Houston area school district title, and a number of its elementary schools and junior highs earning individual rankings, Katy ISD has been informed that three of its high schools are among the organization’s 2020 Best Pub…
KATY (Covering Katy News) - Cane Island, home to many parents, grandparents and increasing numbers of Katy ISD students, has joined the corps of keystone investors contributing to the Katy ISD Education Foundation and its Inspiring Imagination teacher grant program.
KATY (Covering Katy News) - A Katy Independent School District employee is being named the 2019 administrator of the year by the Texas Foreign Language Association. Cecilia Lara is a curriculum wpecialist for the Katy ISD Languages Other than English program.
KATY (Covering Katy News) - A Taylor High School paraprofessional has been charged with injury to a disabled individual after she allegedly hit a 15-year-old special education student with autism in the back of his head with her cellphone.
FORT BEND ISD (Covering Katy News) – Fort Bend ISD has approved an increase in the minimum starting salary for school bus drivers. Effective November 4, all FBISD full-time and part-time bus drivers received a salary increase from $15.48 to $18.00 per hour. This increase is part of FBISD’s o…
KATY (Covering Katy News) – Run or walk with the Katy ISD Education Foundation in the Katy Half Marathon/5k/1k on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Katy Mills Mall to raise funds for the Inspiring Imagination teacher grant program.
KATY (Covering Katy News) – Katy ISD’s Partners in Education is inviting the community to bring hope to families in need this holiday season.
KATY (Covering Katy News) - Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees President Courtney Doyle recently posted her monthly video that reviews the accomplishment of students, teachers and staff members and provides important school district updates.
KATY (Covering Katy News) - Katy Independent School District culinary arts students from the Miller Career and Technology Center recently competed in the Landry's 2019 Junior Iron Chef Competition. The competition is part of a program that is designed to give students valuable insight into t…
KATY (Covering Katy News) - The Katy ISD Welch Outdoor Learning Center is in for a big renovation. The 34-acre site has enriched student's academic and physical education curriculums in a unique open-air environment for 40 years and district leaders say it's time for improvements.
KATY (Covering Katy News) – During its October 28 Regular Board meeting, Trustees approved attendance boundary modifications for Elementary #43, as well as Jordan, Cinco Ranch, Seven Lakes, Taylor and Tompkins high schools. The boundary changes take effect August 2020.
KATY (Covering Katy News) - The State of the Katy Independent School District continues to be growth, and lots of it. Katy Independent School District Superintendent Ken Gregorski says voters will likely see another construction bond on their ballot next year.
KATY (Covering Katy News) – At the 2019 School Behavioral Health Conference, the Katy Independent School District was presented with a Bronze Level of Involvement Award for their work in the areas of behavioral and mental health for students. The award is presented to school district members…
KATY (Covering Katy News) – For the second year in a row, Katy Independent School District continues to dominate Niche’s list of the best Houston-area public elementary schools. Katy ISD has not only been identified as the number one school district in the greater Houston area, but it’s elem…
CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) - The winners in the Katy Rice Festival student art competition have been announced. The art was on display inside City Hall during the annual festival.
KATY/VICTORIA (Covering Katy News) - A new $2.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education will help the University of Houston-Victoria launch new programs to help promote undergraduate student success. UHV has a campus in Katy.
KATY (Covering Katy News) – Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees Vice President Bill Lacy was recently elected to The Texas Association of School Boards for a three-year term position on the TASB Board of Directors, representing TASB Region 4, Position E.
KATY (Covering Katy News) - Katy resident Gregory Hein is one of the founders of a new video game that recently launched. Hein and his colleagues have partnered with the National Science Foundation to develop a video game that will teach players real-life skills often overlooked in tradition…
KATY/HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - The new University of Houston campus in Katy opened to students in August, but the official ribbon cutting was held Monday afternoon.
KATY/FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - The Falcon Ranch area Walmart Neighborhood Market has added a library with free books in an effort to promote youth reading. The store is located at 24919 Westheimer Parkway at Falcon Landing Boulevard. It's very close to Rylander Elementary School.
SUGAR LAND (Covering Fort Bend News) - Three seniors from Fort Bend Christian Academy have been named National Merit Commended Students in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. Isaiah Dailey, Megan Ogden and Brennan Vacek achieved the honor for a program that has existed for more than…
KATY/HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - When a car struck a first grade classroom on Friday afternoon numerous students and staff members heard the crash but did not immediately know what was happening according to school district spokesperson Renie Deanda. It created some tense moments in…
KATY/HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - The University of Houston and the University of Houston-Victoria will officially open their new academic building in Katy, Monday, Oct. 14.
KATY – Beginning in October, Katy ISD students in grades 1-4 can be referred for screening for the 2020-2021 gifted and talented program. Parents must complete a parent checklist, which can be obtained from the student’s school or from the Katy ISD website.
KATY (Covering Katy News) - The Katy Independent School District spent the summer replacing scoreboards and sound systems at several area schools. The $925,000 project is part of the 2017 construction and facilities bond approved by voters.
CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) - Rachel Hollywood, a first grade teacher at Hutsell Elementary in the City of Katy, was given a check for $5,000 for being a safe driver. The check presentation was held Friday morning at the school on Franz Road in the City of Katy.